First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund (FBT)

Data as of Jul 24
 -1.27 / -1.53%
Today’s Change
Today|||52-Week Range

Investment Objective

The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the fund's fees and expenses) of an equity index called the NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index(SM). The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes in common stocks that comprise the index. The index is an equal-dollar weighted index designed to measure the performance of a cross section of companies in the biotechnology industry that are primarily involved in the use of biological processes to develop products or provide services. The fund is non-diversified.


1 month+0.40% 3 years+23.33%
3 months+10.53% 5 years+25.56%
1 year+28.99% Since inception+19.21%
Data through 07/25/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$83.20
Open day’s range81.78 – 83.25
Net asset value (NAV)81.96 (07/24/2014)
Daily volume51,396
Average volume (3 months)140,901
Data as of 07/24/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Health ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+25.56%+24.14%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.61%0.43%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.191.52
Net assets$1.3B$1.4B
Average market cap$10.2B$25.9B
Average P/E34.126.1
Dividend / Share--0.21%


VHT Vanguard Health Care ETF
XLV Health Care Select Sector SPDR┬« Fund
IXJ iShares Global Healthcare ETF


Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Healthcare 100.00%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
ITMN InterMune Inc6.93%
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc6.55%
EXAS Exact Sciences Corp5.89%
ILMN Illumina Inc5.85%
INCY Incyte Corp Ltd5.62%
-- Qiagen NV5.28%
NKTR Nektar Therapeutics Inc5.19%
CELG Celgene Corp4.93%
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc4.92%
BIIB Biogen Idec Inc4.81%

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